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    Emerging Markets Debt Daily

    Natalia Gurushina, Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income

    Poland surprises with a 50bps rate cut, expressing concerns about companies’ future place in global value chains. Mexico’s activity was already weakening going into the crisis, which calls for additional policy support.

    Emerging Markets Debt Daily

    April 07, 2020

    New Instrument in the IMF’s Tool Box

    by Natalia Gurushina, Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income

    The IMF is working on a new line of short-term U.S. dollar loans to countries that cannot participate in other support programs. A decline in China’s international reserves reflects a broader EM trend.

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    Emerging Markets Debt Daily

    April 06, 2020

    Mexico’s Fiscal Response Underwhelms

    by Natalia Gurushina, Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income

    Mexico’s emphasis on fiscal discipline is commendable, but the market was disappointed by a lack of details in the fiscal package. Argentina postponed payments on hard currency debt issued under local law.

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    Emerging Markets Debt Daily

    April 03, 2020

    China Pushes Support for Domestic Demand

    by Natalia Gurushina, Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income

    China introduces additional targeted measures to shield domestic demand. Turkey’s inflation looks OK for now, but cracks are appearing.

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    Emerging Markets Debt Daily

    April 02, 2020

    Debt Relief Moves to the Forefront

    by Natalia Gurushina, Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income

    Multilateral agencies started to work on the COVID-19 action plan for poorer countries. Colombia was downgraded by Fitch, and negative outlook implies that it might eventually lose investment grade status.

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